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Migrant Churches

Brian Stanley

in Christianity in the Twentieth Century: A World History

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196848
eISBN:
9781400890316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196848.003.0016
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter assesses how migratory trajectories in the twentieth century became channels of transmission of southern or eastern styles of Christianity to urban locations in the northern and western ... More


Comparing Evangelicals in the United States and Canada

Lydia Bean

in The Politics of Evangelical Identity: Local Churches and Partisan Divides in the United States and Canada

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161303
eISBN:
9781400852611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161303.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter introduces two Baptist churches and two Pentecostal churches, matched on either side of the U.S.–Canada border. It conducts participant observation in two evangelical churches located in ... More


The Anointing Makes the Difference: Power, Presence, and Gendered Worship

Melvin L. Butler

in Island Gospel: Pentecostal Music and Identity in Jamaica and the United States

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252042904
eISBN:
9780252051760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042904.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter introduces the life and ministry of Pastor Hermine Bryan, whose explanations of ritual flow and spiritual anointing serve as critical "data” to support an analysis of Pentecostal ... More


Public Lives in American Hispanic Churches: Expanding the Paradigm

Daniel Ramırez

in Latino Religions and Civic Activism in the United States

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195162271
eISBN:
9780199850365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162271.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Although most of the churches that took part in the Sanctuary movement were Mainline Protestant or Catholic, this chapter shows that Pentecostal churches not only provided succor to Central American ... More


Serpent Handling Endorsed by the Church of God

Ralph W. Hood Jr. and W. Paul Williamson

in Them That Believe: The Power and Meaning of the Christian Serpent-Handling Tradition

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520231474
eISBN:
9780520942714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231474.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter discusses the acceptance of both Hensley and his serpent-handling practice into the Church of God at a time when the church's primary concern was to convert the lost and to proselytize ... More


Passing on the Faith

Timothy Matovina

in Latino Catholicism: Transformation in America's Largest Church

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691139791
eISBN:
9781400839735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691139791.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter talks about how the transition from immigrant to U.S.-born generations is at the heart of the evangelization challenge among Latinos. As they begin to surpass their parents' and ... More


Ritual and the (Un)making of the Pentecostal Relational World

Naomi Haynes

in Moving by the Spirit: Pentecostal Social Life on the Zambian Copperbelt

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520294240
eISBN:
9780520967434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520294240.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines how the relationships formed in Pentecostal churches—both vertical ties to church leaders and horizontal ties among laypeople—are worked out through ritual. Over the course of a ... More


Reform in Context IV: Tanganyika/Tanzania (and Kenya)

Roman Loimeier

in Islamic Reform in Twentieth-Century Africa

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748695430
eISBN:
9781474427050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748695430.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter introduces Tanganyika (since 1964 Tanzania) as the regional context for the emergence of both Sufi- and Salafi-oriented movements of reform. It shows that neither movement of reform was ... More


Pentecostalism and Modern Audiovisual Media

Birgit Meyer

in Media and Identity in Africa

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635221
eISBN:
9780748653010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635221.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

In recent years, Pentecostal charismatic churches (PCCs) have gained increasing popularity throughout Africa. Situated in a genealogy of Christianity in Africa, they espouse significant continuities ... More


Boom and Bust, Revival and Renewal

Naomi Haynes

in Moving by the Spirit: Pentecostal Social Life on the Zambian Copperbelt

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520294240
eISBN:
9780520967434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520294240.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter provides the ethnographic background for the rest of this book. It begins by responding to James Ferguson's (1999) well-known study of Kitwe, which portrayed the Copperbelt as a place of ... More


Choices Faced by Catholic Maya in a Turbulent Society

John D. Early

in Maya and Catholic Cultures in Crisis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813040134
eISBN:
9780813043838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813040134.003.0027
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter describes different paths chosen by Maya Catholics as they sought to establish their identity in the confusion of the war and the postwar period. It took place during a half century of ... More


Turn Your Radio On: Chicago Sacred Radio Broadcast Pioneers

Robert M. Marovich

in A City Called Heaven: Chicago and the Birth of Gospel Music

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039102
eISBN:
9780252097089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039102.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter focuses on the pioneers of sacred music radio broadcasting in Chicago. During the 1920s, several Chicago Pentecostal and Holiness church leaders discovered the potential of radio as a ... More


Murder in Knutby: Charisma, Eroticism, and Violence in a Swedish Pentecostal Community

Jonathan Peste

in Violence and New Religious Movements

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199735631
eISBN:
9780199894512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735631.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

With the exception of the Order of the Solar Temple, analysts do not usually consider other examples of NRM violence in Europe. This chapter recounts the narrative of a series of murders that took ... More


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